Guided Therapy Systems Gets FDA Approval With Ultra Sound Therapies – Interventional Dermatology? Guided Therapy Systems Gets FDA Approval With Ultra Sound Therapies – Interventional Dermatology?

This is pretty interesting technology from what I am reading here as it appears we may have a new c...

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Saturday, December 26, 2009

Medicare Eliminates Consultation Codes in 2010  – Adds Modifier to Distinguish Providers Medicare Eliminates Consultation Codes in 2010 – Adds Modifier to Distinguish Providers

This is going to be fun to say the least to figure this one out unless commercial insurers adapt an...

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Saturday, December 26, 2009

FDA Says No to Pfizer’s Pain Medication Lyrica for Generalized Anxiety Disorder FDA Says No to Pfizer’s Pain Medication Lyrica for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Treatments for anxiety and depression certainly seem to be headliners quite frequently in the news ...

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Nestle Is the Latest Food Company Questioned By the FDA – What Happened to Prunes? Nestle Is the Latest Food Company Questioned By the FDA – What Happened to Prunes?

It seems any more every package of food you see says something to the effect that “this is good for...

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Sepracor's Lunesta Patent Gets Extension Until 2014 Sepracor's Lunesta Patent Gets Extension Until 2014

The butterfly lives on until February 2014 and could get an additional 6 months down the road, pend...

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas from Donald Duck – Distant Relative of the Medical Quack? Merry Christmas from Donald Duck – Distant Relative of the Medical Quack?

I couldn’t think of anyone more appropriate today to wish everyone a Merry Christmas.  This is an or...

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Friday, December 25, 2009

Spiriva HandiHaler Gets FDA Approval for COPD Treatment Spiriva HandiHaler Gets FDA Approval for COPD Treatment

It’s official now, COPD is on the list with the other chronic conditions, so no worries about COPD o...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Microsoft Word Will Be A Little Different After January 11th – Students Check out the Ultimate Steal Deal Microsoft Word Will Be A Little Different After January 11th – Students Check out the Ultimate Steal Deal

You may have read about this in the news and wondered if Word was going away, nope.  Word will unde...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

TwittZure - Twitter on Windows Cloud – The Azure Platform TwittZure - Twitter on Windows Cloud – The Azure Platform

This is interesting to check out.  You can use either the web based version of the page or download ...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

OptumHealth Launching Online NowClinic – Video Consultations for Patients and Physicians OptumHealth Launching Online NowClinic – Video Consultations for Patients and Physicians

I have added a bit of text from my post back in June of 2009 below about this service which was a p...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

41% of Canadian Clinical Trials Use Devices That Report Data 41% of Canadian Clinical Trials Use Devices That Report Data

Is this to say pretty soon you will be recognized by the apparel you wear that you are in a clinical...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach – Brand New Pavilion Carries Focus on Patients and “Green” Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach – Brand New Pavilion Carries Focus on Patients and “Green”

Recently I had the opportunity to take a tour of Miller’s Children’s Hospital of Memorial Hospital ...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Senator Coburn Speaks Out About Healthcare Bill – We Need Algorithmic Centric Laws Says Me Senator Coburn Speaks Out About Healthcare Bill – We Need Algorithmic Centric Laws Says Me

This bill is too big and complicated, no kidding.  He states we are doing this for a political reaso...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

New England Journal of Medicine Discusses Algorithms Relative to Healthcare Insurance Costs New England Journal of Medicine Discusses Algorithms Relative to Healthcare Insurance Costs

If you read here often enough you see the word algorithms all the time, as this is what everyone is...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Microsoft Patent Filed – Using Health Records to Generate Your Avatar Microsoft Patent Filed – Using Health Records to Generate Your Avatar

To me this sounds like a HealthVault type of application that would show and reflect what your avat...

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Bach To Health – Kaiser Permanente ER Physician Plays Cello for Charity - Listen and Click to Donate Bach To Health – Kaiser Permanente ER Physician Plays Cello for Charity - Listen and Click to Donate

I know it’s been pretty quiet around the blog the last few days, but the duck had the flu and is rec...

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009
 
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